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    FS/FT: SOLD, payment received, shipping tomorrow...

    SOLD, payment received, shipping tomorrow morning, mods please close and move thread.
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    FS: SOLD, payment received, shipping tomorrow...

    SOLD, payment received, shipping tomorrow morning, mods please close and move thread.
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    FS: Simply Light Designs Tarp Skins

    For sale is one set of brand new never used Simply Light Designs mesh 0.9oz noseeum tarp snake skins. Bought them and tried them inside and found out I'm not much for using tarp snake skins. $18...
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    FS/FT: DUTCH SPEED HOOKS

    For sale is one set of Dutch Speed Hook suspension. Includes 5' poly tree huggers, gray/black 7/64ths amsteel lead line, and dutch Speed hooks. $18 PayPal shipped CONUS. First I'll take it gets it.
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    I'm a maybe. Friday is definitely out of the...

    I'm a maybe. Friday is definitely out of the picture for me
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    Troop 248, that's basically just a little ways...

    Troop 248, that's basically just a little ways down the road from me. I was in Troop 93 on the other side of Brentwood. Really cool to hear that most of the troop uses hammocks. Really amazing how...
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    The giveaway is closed and the random number...

    The giveaway is closed and the random number generator has chosen the winning post number.
    116987
    DustHunter please contact me by PM with your information!
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    Welcome Mike! I grew up in Brentwood and now...

    Welcome Mike!
    I grew up in Brentwood and now live in Nolensville. I was in boyscouts in Brentwood. What troop is your son in?

    Oh yeah and also originally from Chicago. Glad to be in good...
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    So I've been messing with it more inside the...

    So I've been messing with it more inside the house tonight. Snake skins aren't working well at all for this method of CRL. I went back and tried the double ended stuff sack. First I watched Derek's...
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    I used the two mini carabiners on prusics first...

    I used the two mini carabiners on prusics first before switching to the Dutchware. Admittedly that worked pretty well. I still would get it twisted but it was much easier to fix. The problem was with...
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    Im trying to hang the ridgeline so that it has...

    Im trying to hang the ridgeline so that it has the "V" shape going back to the tree. That way the hammock suspension line doesn't interfere with the tarp CRL. I used to do it this way with two lines.
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    Tarp + CRL = twisted tarp HELP!

    So I've been trying a CRL lately with my new MacCat Tarp. My CRL setup is a dutch hook spliced onto a 32' piece of Zing-It. On the tarp I have a fleaz on one end with a flea collar larks headed to...
  13. yep, where every that picture was taken, I wish I...

    yep, where every that picture was taken, I wish I was there now! My weekend adventure won't be quite as scenic as that.
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    This is why I prefer Coyote brown for my...

    This is why I prefer Coyote brown for my environment. It blends well to the main background color. It's does well year round. If you really want to "disappear " then you need to work on brushing in...
  15. WTB: Wish I could help you out. Sold my toaks 650mL...

    Wish I could help you out. Sold my toaks 650mL light about a week ago.
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    What did you use for the channel on the end of...

    What did you use for the channel on the end of your TQ? I tried grossgrain and it was too stiff.
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    Look really cool. Love to hike and hang. I'd only...

    Look really cool. Love to hike and hang. I'd only be good for an overnighter with my available time
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    "Pup Tent" Dog Shelter Giveaway

    I am giving away the "Pup Tent" that I created for my dog. Every time we seem to take her camping something bad happens to her. One time she got into a nest of ticks and had easily 200+ ticks on her....
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    I prefer backwoods, not familiar with any place...

    I prefer backwoods, not familiar with any place in KY though
  20. Thread: Hexon 1.0

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    Single layer here

    Single layer here
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    Congrats Kyle!

    Congrats Kyle!
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    If you end up not liking the 1.6 you will have no...

    If you end up not liking the 1.6 you will have no problem reselling it here for a very small loss. Then try another!
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    For me. I find that I like a little more stretch...

    For me. I find that I like a little more stretch because it allows my head and neck to get in a comfortable position without the need for a pillow. Doesn't have to do with pressure points. Lots of...
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    1.6 Hexon is rated to 350lbs in a single layer....

    1.6 Hexon is rated to 350lbs in a single layer. It would probably be just about perfect for you. But if you want a firmer hammock then move up to the 2.4. Personally I like a little more stretch in...
  25. Thread: Hexon 1.0

    by barbermike
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    I have an 11' hammock in the Hexon1.0 and I'm...

    I have an 11' hammock in the Hexon1.0 and I'm 5'11" and right at 200lbs dry. I personally like it better than the exact same hammock I had in Hexon1.6. The 1.0 had just the right amount of stretch...
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    Lets not construe the facts. Right on ENO's...

    Lets not construe the facts. Right on ENO's website they state 35-40* and I would take that rating with a grain of salt. There is a reason the KAQs come so numerously and highly recommended. But...
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    The KAQ New River is rated to 25-30* using 6oz...

    The KAQ New River is rated to 25-30* using 6oz APEX Climashield where as the ENO Vulcan is only rated to 35-40* using primaloft synergy. You get a warmer quilt at the same weight going with the KAQ.
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    The KAQ quilt is lighter for its rating. The New...

    The KAQ quilt is lighter for its rating. The New River is 30oz using 6oz APEX Climashield which for most will take them down around 30* and for some down to 25*. The ENO Vulcan also weights 30oz but...
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    My first thought exactly. But hey you'll have a...

    My first thought exactly. But hey you'll have a good cache of drinking water if it rains, right?
    Seems like it would only be good for a sunny day or with some added pole mod. If rain is in the...
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    Haha, yeah it seems certain areas are affected...

    Haha, yeah it seems certain areas are affected more than other. The one I've noticed over the last 3-4 months is anything that has to pass through Austin Texas sits for an extra 4 days
  31. I always keep a pair of foam earplugs in my first...

    I always keep a pair of foam earplugs in my first aid kit. I should probably use them more as I tend to be very alert to any sound when asleep out in the back country.
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    I'm Not a fan of woodland camo. Go for coyote...

    I'm Not a fan of woodland camo. Go for coyote brown! Sorry had to throw another wrench in your decision ;)
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    I'm listening. I'm in middle TN but might attend...

    I'm listening. I'm in middle TN but might attend depending on where it's held
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    Welcome from Middle TN

    Welcome from Middle TN
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    I've noticed USPS being extra slow lately. There...

    I've noticed USPS being extra slow lately. There is news a lot of distribution facilities are being closed. So its something to expect going forward.
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    You need to check out the Little Buck saw from...

    You need to check out the Little Buck saw from QiWiz at www.qiwiz.net/saws.html mine with tyvek pouch is only 5.35 ounces! And let me tell you it's cuts through anything with ease.

    Also let me...
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    Personally for about the same money look at an...

    Personally for about the same money look at an Arrowhead Equipment KAQ Jarbidge 3/4 length or New River if you want full length. Will save you a bit of weight over the eno if you are a backpacker.
  38. Thread: WTB

    by barbermike
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    WTB: Go ahead and buy a little buck from Qiwiz! I...

    Go ahead and buy a little buck from Qiwiz! I absolutely love mine. Cuts better than any other saw I ever use. Allows me to cut and burn wood others couldn't when backpacking.
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    WTB: Send me a PM, I've got a 12cm I'd let go. Brand...

    Send me a PM, I've got a 12cm I'd let go. Brand new never used. Still has the label on it. I'll have to find a box for it.
  40. Tried making my quilt into a TQ Friday night and...

    Tried making my quilt into a TQ Friday night and failed pretty miserably. Used grossgrain on the bottom to sew a channel on that I then ran shock cord through. Tried to cinch up the footbox and the...
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    FS/FT: SOLD, funds received, shipping tomorrow, mods...

    SOLD, funds received, shipping tomorrow, mods please close and move thread.
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    FS/FT: Dutch Speed Hook

    For sale is one set of Dutch Speed Hook suspension. Includes 5' poly tree huggers, gray/black 7/64ths amsteel lead line, and dutch Speed hooks. $18 PayPal shipped CONUS. First I'll take it gets it.
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    In my book, SRL or structural ridge lines are an...

    In my book, SRL or structural ridge lines are an absolute. Yeah you can do fine without them and still get a perfect hang. They greatly help in having the exact same lay every time you hang your...
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    So for the most basic of whoopie sling setups you...

    So for the most basic of whoopie sling setups you would larks head the fixed loop end of the whoopie through the channel end, or around the whipped end, of your hammock. Then you use your tree straps...
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    With whoopie hooks you would have to add...

    With whoopie hooks you would have to add continuous loops to the hammock as well as the whoopie hooks. To me that's added cost and weight. I know the OP said they wanted to go light weight (how far...
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    Here is a copy of a cart with my suggestions for...

    Here is a copy of a cart with my suggestions for you. The only other thing you will need will be toggles for tying the marlin spike hitch in the tree straps. For that you can use sticks, dowel rods,...
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    Honestly if you are trying to stay ultralight I...

    Honestly if you are trying to stay ultralight I would go with a Hexon1.6 single layer. Its rated to 325+ lbs. Suspension is a personal preference but whoopies and treestraps are a solid choice. And I...
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    SOLD, payment received, shipping tomorrow, mods please close and move thread.
  49. I agree with this. But the price and extra 2oz of...

    I agree with this. But the price and extra 2oz of weight over my whoopie slings keeps me from purchasing. I have some speed hooks I picked up from another forum member that I will be trying soon.
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    WTB: Dutch Cinch Bugs + webbing

    Wondering if anyone has a set of Dutch Cinch Bugs laying around that they arn't using or didn't like and would like to sell them?
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